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. the department said it's deputies go through training on the use of force. this 64-year-old peter mcfarland with a heart condition was tased repeatedly in june, last year it was excruciating. it. >> it didn't appear he was a threat to himself or others. it was disturbing and made me shudder. >> reporter: dr. byron lee is a cardiologist and has done research on the lethal affects of tasers. it has real risks. if you get tased in the right place it can cause sudden cardiac arrest. >> mcfarland had just been treated by paramedics. soon after two, deputies showed up. >> the sheriffs ran up stairs into the room like a bunch of cowboy autos this video have a camera mounted on the taser. the lace jer targeted on mcfarland's chest. the deputy says he's going to take him to the hospital because he may be suicidal. >> we're going to take tout hospital for an evaluation. >> mcfarland said it was a crack he made because of the pain of injuries. the deputy orders him to get up, or else he'll tase him. his wife tells deputies he has a heart n condition. then, he gets up, he's tased three times bef
get a ticket, never talk or text while driving, respect the privilege of using your car, and never n signed by you, jonathan. i think that's so great. you did this because of the loss of derek? >> yeah, yeah. one--one thing we were paranoid about was jonathan driving. and jonathan even had a hard time driving after that. so i just felt that on his honor, if he signed the contract, he would obey those laws. >> that's amazing. oprah: yeah. so you were the first no phone zone. >> yes. yes. oprah: yeah. you were a no phone zone before we did. >> you know, i have--yeah. i have to tell you, i--you know, you always have that moment when you're on television about whether or not you're going to share something that's so personal. and there's always that moment where you can make that decision to do it oprah: or not to. >> or toh: you say, "do i cr oprah: you say, "do i crack myself open for the world?" >> right, exactly. do i crack myself open for the world? and if i do, why? what can come of it? and so, i'm so sorry for your loss, and i know that grief is not a straight path. i know it's li
the start of the war, and he was with the u.s. troops in baghdad today. >> reporter: the combat mission may technically be over, but for anyone who thinks the danger is over, consider that there have been 560 ied explosions in iraq in just the past month. >> be aware of two ieds near a house on the main road. >> reporter: do you feel like the war is over? >> we're combat troops. we're still here. we've still got a job to do. the names change but the mission's pretty much the same. >> reporter: you don't feel like combat is done? >> not at all, sir. >> reporter: it is still dangerous here. but it is also, in many ways, a whole new war. u.s. forces now need iraqi permission to arrest or kill a suspected terrorist. and it is the iraqis, not the americans, who are increasingly on the front lines. while americans hang back, even needing an iraqi escort to drive through any major city. what are the rules? if you get shot at, do you have to wait for a senior iraqi officer to say it's okay for you to shot back? >> no, an american soldier always has the right to self-defense. >> reporter: today in i
of the sacrifices of u.s. troops and their families, and he looked ahead at home and abroad. he was somber, almost still behind the desk in the oval office, where he noted it all began. >> from this desk, 7 1/2 years ago, president bush announced the beginning of military operations in iraq. >> reporter: that night was filled with the shock and awe of american military might. but history has its own deep secrets. and what unfolded was beyond anyone's imagining. and so, all these years later, president obama declared this historic milestone. >> tonight, i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. and the iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> reporter: he tried to sum up what the war in iraq has meant, and what has been accomplished by the more than 1.5 million americans who have served there. >> they defeated a regime that terrorized its people. together with iraqis, and coalition partners who made huge sacrifices of their own, our troops fought block by block to help iraq seize the chance for a bette
will do whatever it takes to serve our veterans as well as they have served us. this is a sacred trust. that's why we've already played one of the largest increases for veterans in decades. we're treating the signature wounds of today's wars. posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. while providing the health care and benefits that all of our veterans have earned. and we're funding a post-9/11 g.i. bill that helps our veterans and their families pursue the dream of a college education. just as the g.i. bill helped those who fought world war ii, including my grandfather, become the backbone of our middle class, so today's service men and women must have the chance to apply their gifts to expand the american economy. as part of ending a war responsibly is standing by those who have fought it. two weeks ago, america's final combat brigade in iraq, the army's 4th stryker brigade, journeyed home in the predawn darkness. thousands of soldiers and hundreds of vehicles made the trip from baghdad. the last of them passing into kuwait in the early morning hours. over seven years
mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin! >>> a violent end to a bay area man hunt. the one suspect wanted by two police departments is dead, and inside his car, a gruesome discovery. >> we begin tonight with breaking news in richmond. the information that links a chp shooting there to unsolved cases in vallejo and hercules. lisa amin is live at the scene for us in richmond. lisa? >> reporter: carolyn -- >> carolyn, we are at the ranch 99 market in richmond where there is an active scene going on behind me. police are trying to piece together this very, very complicated situation. chp officials confirm their officer shot and killed murder suspect valdamaro. he is not the only one who is dead. his girlfriend who police say was kidnapped this morning from vallejo is dead inside of the car. investigators believe she was dead before he got here to richmond. chp
. >> here's a live look from sutro towers on a clear bay. fortunately we have high pressure. brings us poor air quality and high heat the next couple days. >> the road work just cleared off the upper deck of the bay bridge but plenty more out there. all the details coming up. >> it's 5:00 this wednesday, good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. we begin with breaking news out of the east bay. police have found the bodies of two murder victims in vallejo early today. those killings and at least two more maybe linked to a man who died in a shoot-out with the chp last night in richmond. that's where terry mcsweeney is right now, and that's where the shoot-out took place. terry? >> there was two bodies you mentioned found in vallejo this morning are two people who were missing, both tied to the murder suspect, the man gunned down out here at the pacific east mall here at richmond last night. in the car with him last night. after they shot him they went into his car and found another murder victim. take a look at some pictures from last night. this entire chase s
, everyone. thanks for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm mike marusarz, in for vinita nair. the first evacuations have been ordered, as the powerful winds of hurricane earl grow closer. the storm could hit north carolina by tomorrow or early friday. >> officials up and down the east coast are warning residents to keep a close eye on this very dangerous storm. emily schmidt joins us now with the latest on the forecast. good morning, emily. >> reporter: rob and mike, good morning to you. the latest national hurricane center advisory actually shows earl shifting just a bit to the east. just enough to take new york city out of the cone of probability, for now. however, earl still continues in its path towards the carolinas. the first evacuations, set to begin today. in is category 4 hurricane earl from the international space station, more than 200 miles above the earth. and this -- >> people feel we're getting time for the big one. >> reporter: is the worry along the east coast. the national hurricane center says it's been nearly 20 years since a hurricane this big threatened so much of
hurricane, very closely. earl makes his way towards us. he's still on track to sideswipe the east coast, with hurricane watches already issued for north carolina and virginia. evacuations are under way in north carolina this morning. sam is there. and we'll have the very latest for us this morning. >> it moved a little east overnight. still a serious threat. >>> our other top story, the president's address from his new oval office last night. saying that after 7 1/2 years of war in iraq, it's time to turn the page and focus on fixing our economy at home. the official handover ceremony takes place in baghdad today. 50,000 troops will remain in iraq. nearly 100,000 in afghanistan. we'll speak with the vice president about what comes next. >>> and a stunning end to the alaska senate race. republican lisa murkowski concedes the race to joe miller, tea party candidate, in what may be one of the biggest upsets in the 2010 elections. >> the tea party showing so much strength in the republican primaries. we will get to that. >>> we want to get straight to hurricane earl. it's been almost 20 yea
. she used a note to rob banks in san mateo santa clara and alameda counties. >> police in oakland announced arrest for three murders that happened over the past month. investigators think these suspects are responsible for the deaths. the most recent crime happened on saturday. the body of a 64-year-old man was wrapped in a rug and dumped on the sidewalk in the city's east side. five days earlier a man was shot in killed on an a. c. terminal in oakland. august 6th a man was killed riding on the back of a bicycle shooting at a group of people. >> firefighters rescued a dog from a burning home outside hayward this morning. h. d. was over the scene on jacob's place as crews battled heavy smoke and flames. investigators say they heard popping noises, walked outside and found a garage and car on fire. the resident alerted four others inside and they got out safely. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> more surgeries are scheduled this week for a fremont police officer who was shot and critically injured while on duty. another emerge
for joining us, i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. we begin with breaking news with gruesome developments. a man killed in a shoot-out with chp officers may be linked to as many as three people's deaths, three murders. two bodies were found this morning. right now officers are searching the suspect's home. in fact two areas for explosives. terry mcsweeney is live at the richmond mall where the shoot-out took place. terry, you just talked to police officers and got an update. what are we hearing? >> richmond police are telling me up in vallejo right now they are taking a look at the suspect's home. they have found two more bodies in that house. they have also found explosives there so they are calling in the bomb squad to that house to check it out. they're also calling bomb squad to the situation here at richmond at the 99 ranch market. this is where murder suspect edward valdmaro was shot following a freeway chase. the suspect in two killings -- check that -- four killings. they're believed tied to valdamaro. also a woman in a car out here. his girlfriend, she was shot and killed. an off
. thanks for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> kristen sze. following breaking unless you in the east bay. abc just confirmed the bodies of two missing women found in vallejo this morning are connected with the man who died in a shot without with the chp. that's where we begin our team coverage with terry mcsweeney. >> the third and fourth bodies found in vallejo overnight are tied to the same person gunned down by the chp here in richmond bringing to four the total number of murders tied to this man. one person still missing. and all of this tied to the suspect in the case 38-year-old efren valdmaro from hercules. a high-speed chase reaching 100 mph at times. it all started when pleasant hill police spotted him on the freeway, the chase began and ended here in richmond. he was chased in the first place because he is the prime suspect in the murder of 73-year-old sails in hercules last friday. officers shot and killed valmoro. in his car another body was found, valmoro's girlfriend. she had called police to say she had been found kidnapped. she w
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